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Interview: Chris Nash on Taking Stylistic Risks in Horror with In a Violent Nature
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Nash discusses where he drew inspiration for cross-pollinating styles for his debut feature. The post Interview: Chris Nash on Taking Stylistic Risks in Horror with <em>In a Violent Nature</em> appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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The Young Woman and the Sea Review: Trudy Ederle Biopic Is Flotsam and Jetsam
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The film is mostly content to see its protagonist as an implacable force of self-determination. The post <em>The Young Woman and the Sea</em> Review: Trudy Ederle Biopic Is Flotsam and Jetsam appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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In a Violent Nature Review: A Thrillingly Cryptic and Evocative Act of Genre Resusitation
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Think of Chris Nash’s as Béla Tarr doing an unholy doc-fiction hybrid about Crystal Lake. The post <em>In a Violent Nature</em> Review: A Thrillingly Cryptic and Evocative Act of Genre Resusitation appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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Interview: Richard Linklater on Hit Man, Playing with Identities, Working with Glen Powell, & More
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Linklater discusses whether people’s identities can change with enough will power. The post Interview: Richard Linklater on <em>Hit Man</em>, Playing with Identities, Working with Glen Powell, & More appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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All We Imagine as Light Review: Payal Kapadia’s Revelatory Urban Nocturne
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Writer-director Payal Kapadia has created an exceptional document of a city and its people. The post <em>All We Imagine as Light</em> Review: Payal Kapadia’s Revelatory Urban Nocturne appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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Ezra Review: Dramedy About the Challenges of Autism Has Its Heart in the Right Place
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Ezra sees itself as a kind of rebuke to films like Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close. The post <em>Ezra</em> Review: Dramedy About the Challenges of Autism Has Its Heart in the Right Place appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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Robot Dreams Review: Pablo Berger’s Life-Affirming Ode to Friendship and Loss
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Berger's film effortlessly brings a sense of universality to its story. The post <em>Robot Dreams</em> Review: Pablo Berger’s Life-Affirming Ode to Friendship and Loss appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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The Dead Don’t Hurt Review: Viggo Mortensen’s Self-Consciously Political Western
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Ultimately, the didacticism of Mortensen’s film lets it down. The post <em>The Dead Don’t Hurt</em> Review: Viggo Mortensen’s Self-Consciously Political Western appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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Samsara Review: Lois Patiño’s Ethereal, Form-Pushing Contemplation of Death
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The metaphysical narrative traces the ephemeral journey of one soul through death and rebirth. The post <em>Samsara</em> Review: Lois Patiño’s Ethereal, Form-Pushing Contemplation of Death appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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Oh, Canada Review: Paul Schrader’s Profoundly Existential Reflection on Estrangement
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The self-loathing here is front and center, and Schrader looks it straight in the eye. The post <em>Oh, Canada</em> Review: Paul Schrader’s Profoundly Existential Reflection on Estrangement appeared first on Slant Magazine.
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